OFAC sanctions two N Korean officials

Yesterday, OFAC sanctioned two individuals, Kim Jong Sik and Ri Pyong Chol, for being “key leaders of North Korea’s unlawful weapons programs”. The measures were made pursuant to Executive Order 13687, which targets, among others, officials of the Government of North Korea and the Workers’ Party of Korea. This announcement comes days after the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2397...

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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